When asked to comment on Laurita Pete, some people found it tough to come up with enough adjectives to describe the woman who’s fourth term on the Crowley City Council was cut short due to medical reasons. 

As Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, seated, listens, Master Trooper Brooks David, public information officer with Louisiana State Police Troop I, speaks about the importance of wearing a seat belt and many other topics at the club’s weekly meeting.

Master Trooper Brooks David, public information officer for Louisiana State Police Troop I, can tell you the worst part of his job without a second thought – notification of a fatality to the next of kin.
When retiring Crowley Alderwoman Mary Melancon went to the Crowley Annex Building on Dec. 13, she was told she would be going to a party for Tim Monceaux, the man who will be replacing her in the Ward 4, Division B seat she has held for 20 years. 

As Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher, seated, listens, Master Trooper Brooks David, public information officer with Louisiana State Police Troop I, speaks about the importance of wearing a seat belt and many other topics at the club’s weekly meeting.

Driving big rigs a dangerous job

Workers clean up the site of an 18 wheeler accident near Shreveport last year. There have been three accidents involving 18 wheelers in the Acadiana area during the past week.

Last week’s head-on collision between two 18-wheelers was as rare as it was violent.

18-wheeler crashes into Rayne overpass

The cargo atop an 18-wheeler is lodged under the Rayne overpass. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - At approximately 1:30 p.m.

Rayne gas rupture causes I-10 stutdown

Rayne Police block off I-10 traffic during Tuesday afternoon wreck and gas rupture. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

RAYNE - In addition to a major traffic fatality on I-10 west of Rayne, local authorities were called to the northeast portion of the the city at th

UPDATE: All lanes of interstate reopened

Crowley Police have advised via Nixle alert that Interstate 10 at Exit 80 in Crowley is reopen to eastbound traffic.

RYLA participants reflect on time at camp

From left, Rotary Club of Crowley President Mary Zaunbrecher and program organizer Peggy Sandidge welcome this year’s RYLA participants, Adam Couture and Michael Bray, and, not pictured, Nicole Taylor. The three spoke of their time at RYLA and what they learned.

For roughly four days, three Crowley High School students joined over 60 other people (including camp sponsors) in Lake Fausse Pointe fo

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Crowley High’s Ty’Von Griffin was named to the 4-4A All-District team at running back after rushing for 1,688 yards and 27 touchdowns during his junior season. (Photo by Petry Photography)

CROWLEY – The Crowley Gents and the Rayne Wolves both experienced success on the playing field in 2014.

Obituaries

Funeral services for Ernia Mary Simoneaux, 70, will be held Tuesday, Dec. 23, at 1 p.m.

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